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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume.  The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.  Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references (name/contact info) to Joerg Waldhaus, Ph.D.;

Job Summary

Seeking a highly motivated individual for a full-time position as cell biologist with knowledge in developmental or regenerative Biology.  This position involves single cell sorting and whole transcriptome profiling of cells isolated from the mouse inner ear.


Assist the Principal Investigator in resolving molecular mechanisms underlying development of the mouse inner ear, which is a key to develop rational treatment strategies aiming to overcome hearing loss by cellular regeneration. Methods applied will include flow sorting, single cell RNAseq, CHIP-/ATAC-sequencing, histology and confocal microscopy.

Required Qualifications*

  • PhD in Biology or equivalent is required
  • Must have solid background in cell and molecular biology
  • Experience in mouse colony management, in situ hybridization and imaging is required
  • Interest in flow sorting and bioinformatics is a plus.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Exceptional ability to work with a team.
  • Willingness to learn new techniques.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

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